Cindy mckittrick displays the plans for the new Hope Harbor facility near Parker, S.D. Photo courtesy of The Marshall Independent.

Woonsocket native, Cindy (Knigge) McKittrick is the Executive Director for Hope Harbor Ministry based out of Marshall, Minn. They are happy to announce that the work on a location in Parker is almost complete and should be able to open this fall. 

McKittrick came to Woonsocket a couple of years ago as a presenter for the annual Catholic Daughters Tour of Tables to explain what Hope Harbor does and her role in the operation of their ministry. At that time, and up until this year, their only two locations were in Marshall and Winona, Minn., and they strictly housed and worked with teenage girls. They have now had the opportunity to expand to South Dakota to create a facility in Parker, and the Parker location will be strictly working with teen boys.

…Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

Hegg Insurance of Woonsocket along with Grinnell Mutual of Grinnell, Iowa, named Madison Moody of Letcher as one of 80 recipients of a 2019 Road to Success scholarship.

“We’re happy to recognize Madi’s academic accomplishments and safe driving record with a Road to Success scholarship, and we wish Madi the very best in future endeavors,” said Trudy Larson of Hegg Insurance in Woonsocket.

Moody was selected from thousands of Grinnell Mutual policyholders based on excellence in the classroom and a safe driving record. Madi’s parents are Tracy and Perry Moody.

Hegg Insurance is an independent insurance agency serving Woonsocket and the surrounding area. The agency provides several lines of personal and business insurance products and represents Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company.

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Company, in business since 1909, provides reinsurance for farm mutual insurance companies and property and casualty insurance products through more than 1,700 independent agents and brokers in 19 states. Grinnell Mutual is the 111th largest property-casualty insurance company in the United States and the largest primary reinsurer of farm mutual companies in North America.

…See a photo in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.

MARLENE HOWARD was honored as this year’s Hometown Hero for Woonsocket by the Modern Woodmen of America. She is pictured here with her family, receiving the award from Stacey Malde, Modern Woodmen agent.

Local volunteer Marlene Howard, Woonsocket, was recognized for countless hours of service to the community on July 14 by local Modern Woodmen of America members.

“Volunteers form the foundation of a strong community,” says Stacey Malde, local Modern Woodmen chapter activities coordinator. “Modern Woodmen’s Hometown Hero program gives us the chance to thank those who selflessly give their time to make the world a better place.”

…Read on in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal.